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Table 2 Characteristics of included studies

From: Community health workers at the dawn of a new era: 7. Recent advances in supervision

Descriptor Count of included studies
Case studies from compendium Academic articles identified from literature search Total
Study type    
 Case study 29 0 29
 Descriptive/qualitative 0 15 15
 Experimental 0 7 7
 Expert opinion/practitioner resource 0 2 2
 Review 0 2 2
Publication date    
 2017 (after 15 June 2017) 0 4 4
 2018 0 7 7
 2019 0 11 11
 2020 29 3 32
 2021 0 1 1
Regional focus    
 Africa 16 19 35
 South-East Asia 8 0 8
 Eastern Mediterranean 3 2 5
 Americas 2 0 2
 Multiple 0 5 5
Total 29 26 55